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by | April 20, 2017 | 19:34

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb otherwise known as the Mother of All Bombs or MOAB was first developed in 2003 during the invasion of Iraq. More military intervention won't win the war in Afghanistan, but it will probably win Trump more favorable ratings in the polls, as he discovered with the Syria missile strike.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:30

Tillerson said both nations would set up a "working group" to seek ways to ease tensions. Speaking to reporters, Tillerson reiterated Washington's position that Assad must eventually relinquish power - a position starkly at odds with Russian Federation, which has been bombing rebel-held areas in Syria in support of Assad's forces since September 2015.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:19

Mr Turnbull said "The government would work with companies to ensure they met labour market testing requirements, and warned "there will be a particular focus on companies that have an unnecessarily high proportion of 457 or foreign workers in jobs as well".

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:12

Before going to serve time in Bengaluru jail, she appointed her nephew TTV Dinakaran as her deputy, another created post. The deputy chief of AIADMK (Amma) who is tied up in a case of alleged bribery. Family politics will not be accepted", he asserted. Law Minister C.Ve. Shanmugam interjected and said, "it is a blatant lie". Jayakumar said he did not have any information about her resignation.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:11

Younger Chinese with only a passing knowledge of the 1950-53 Korean War, in which hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops died fighting alongside their North Korean allies, are increasingly cynical about the traditional friendship between the two countries.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:09

The pair were among the first on the scene. Mr Mason is believed to have died at the scene. Mason is Jamaica's national record holder in the high jump event. Mason competed for Jamaica before switching allegiance to Great Britain before the 2008 Olympic Games, where he won silver. He held a British passport all his life but chose to switch allegiances after being struck by a serious knee ligament injury in 2004 and made his British debut in the 2006 European Cup.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:05

The announcement came on a day when the Panneerselvam camp made it clear there can be no talks on a possible merger of the warring factions till the Sasikala family continued to helm the party. Now there are three factions in Tamil Nadu headed by (CM) Palaniswami, Panneerselvam and Dinakaran. Chennai: AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran says he has stepped aside in the interest of the party, so the question of resigning does not arise.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:04

Dr. David Dao, 69, has officially filed court papers against United Airlines after being violently dragged out of his seat by authorities on a plane last Sunday. An airline could use that approach if it needs to bump passengers who are already seated and are refusing to leave, said Brett Snyder, a former airline executive who runs the blog CrankyFlier.com.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:02

Anti-government protesters have described it as Venezuela's "second independence day", while government supporters say they are defending the country and its oil industry. Marian Rueda, owner of 1080 Brew, a cafe in Ridgewood, and her co-worker, Pia Paez, heard what the students at Central University of Venezuela were doing and reached out to help in New York City.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:02

Cristiano Ronaldo defied boos from Real Madrid's infamously demanding fans to "demolish" Bayern Munich and set another personal milestone with 101 Champions League goals. "If you look at the displays turned in by ( Jerome) Boateng , (Robert) Lewandowski (both of whom had faced races to be fit for the clash due to thigh and shoulder injuries respectively) or Manuel Neuer I can only take my hat off".

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:00

Tillerson on Wednesday sought to head off any criticism that the administration was being easy on Iran, describing a broad administration review of Iran policy that includes the nuclear deal and examines if sanctions relief serves USA interests.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:54

She then saw officers approach the auto. Stephens fled when officers arrived and gave chase. The behavioral health agency where he worked said an extensive background check before he was hired turned up nothing worrisome. Gail Wheeler, of Erie, said she was stopped at a light at the McDonald's when Stephens came "whipping out" of the parking lot, almost hitting her. Police said detectives spoke with the suspect on Sunday by cellphone and tried to persuade him to surrender.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:52

However, Strathclyde University Professor John Curtice, who carried out the analysis, warned that " although Mrs May goes into this election with an enormous lead over Labour, she is not guaranteed to secure the overwhelming majority that she evidently hopes to secure ".

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:50

One of those tubes was the size of an intercontinental ballistic missile, experts said. In the meantime, Vice President Mike Pence was in South Korea and he was giving interviews insisting that the days of namby pamby negotiations with North Korea are at an end.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:46

He said it would harm countries by pushing prices higher and eroding household income, and it would prompt retaliation, worsening the global economy. "Even so, the growth forecast embedded an environment of low investor and consumer confidence, and the risk premium on SA's foreign currency debt had already been on the high side for several months", said the International Monetary Fund, which, in other words, was fairly pessimistic even before SA's renewed efforts over the past three weeks to ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:46

But this is a president with the memory of a goldfish - he tends to agree with whoever spoke to him last. The whole system was protected under trade agreements such as the North American free-trade agreement. "It can be done over time, certainly in terms of compensation", she said. "How much volume do we give over time to get a deal?" "Simply put, the USA, and for that matter, for the last of years, right around the world, there has been too much milk produced", he said."This oversupply in ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:45

The U.S.S. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is now, as far as we know, actually heading toward Korea , and will arrive there on April 25. Fast-forward to a report Tuesday in the New York Times headlined: "Aircraft Carrier Wasn't Sailing to Deter North Korea, as U.S.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:44

Bartra was the only player to suffer a significant injury and underwent surgery on a fractured wrist on Tuesday night while bits of debris were also dislodged from the defender's hand as a result of the blasts. Borussia Dortmund players had to, though, less than 24 hours after a bomb attack on their team bus. "I was really concerned, scared for them (the players), I was scared for everyone".

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:37

The Labour Party is now drawing up an anti-establishment tax-and-spend manifesto that will reportedly be its most leftwing since Michael Foot's defeat in 1983. I have seen first-hand how these choices have affected the people of Edmonton and a Labour Government, with Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister , will represent real change .

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:36

Venezuela is diving deeper into crisis as citizens prepare for a mega march against President Nicolas Maduro. A woman of 23 was shot dead in western Venezuela on Wednesday, the second person killed during a day of anti-government protests, prosecutors and a non-governmental group said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:34

Uttar Pradesh police rescued a little girl from the Katarniaghat forests of the state, who spent a life nearly similar to the fictional character Mowgli depicted in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book stories. Paediatrician KK Verma also raised doubts about the child being raised by monkeys , adding that the girl might need psychiatric evaluation and treatment.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:34

Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff didn't win yet, but he exceeded expectations in a hotly contested primary for a Georgia congressional seat that has been Republican since 1979 and will now compete in a runoff election. The Democrats "were clear going into this election", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said . "Hey that's what happens when you have $9 million, most of it from out of Georgia", said Handel, asked about the moment.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:33

The timeline of Jadhav's militant activities, as well as the court proceedings timeline, will also be part of this document. "The Pakistani envoys across the world will also present it to their host states", the paper said. This is an act of premeditated murder, Swaraj had said while vowing to go all out to save the former navy officer. He had also pointed out that Mr Jadhav would also have the option of appealing to the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan within 60 days.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:30

Tillerson said that as of Tuesday , Iran was complying with its responsibilities under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , which it agreed to in 2015 after negotiations with the U.S., Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany. Tillerson also appeared to sketch out the terms of such diplomatic engagement, suggesting that the USA would not offer aid for concessions from North Korea as has been done in the past.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:29

A day after North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister said Pyongyang would test missiles weekly and use nuclear weapons if threatened, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Beijing was "gravely concerned" about North Korea's recent nuclear and missile activities.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:23

The New York Times apologized Monday for publishing an opinion piece by convicted terror leader Marwan Barghouti demonizing Israel and questioning its right to exist. Palestinians have rallied in the occupied West Bank in support of the hunger strikers. "There is no reason to give them additional conditions in addition to what they already receive", he said .

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:23

Universities, colleges and higher secondary schools today remained closed across Kashmir on the orders of the divisional administration in view of the widespread student protests in the valley. This is a deeply worrying situation". Indian-held Kashmir has been tense since April 9, when eight people were killed by police and paramilitary troops during election day violence.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:08

According to MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay, the government's foreign policy has facilitated expansion of workforce within the country through flagship programmes such as "Make in India", "Skill India", "Digital India", by delivering large technological partnerships and enhanced Foreign Direct Investment.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:06

After the Lions were named, Gatland highlighted that All Black first five-eighths Beauden Barrett wasn't even kicking for the Hurricanes, emphasising that the Lions would head south with a squadron of goalkicking aces. "We know how tough it will be - this is the toughest tour. In previous tours the midweek games tended to be a little easier, but when you look at the quality of the opposition we're facing in midweek it's going to be hugely challenging", he said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:05

If Iran is engaged in covert nuclear weapons work, this is where it is taking place. Those parties have been talking for some time to the United Nations watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency about clarifying various aspects of the deal that were ambiguous to ensure stricter implementation, the first diplomat said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:05

Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday promised North Korea that the US military would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. "There is a far greater role that China can play in assisting the region and the global community in bringing North Korea into line so it ceases a nuclear and missile program that is clearly created to attack the United States".

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:05

The United States will not be negotiating directly with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un anytime soon, Vice President Mike Pence told CNN in an exclusive interview. North Korea's nuclear and missile development dominated the agenda on his first stop in South Korea. "We will not rest and will not relent until we obtain the objective of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula", he said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:03

Praising MPs for backing her during a stump speech in the north-west of England, Mrs May said: "It's about providing the strong and stable leadership this country needs to take Britain through Brexit and beyond, it's about strengthening our hand in the negotiations that lie ahead, and it's about sticking to our plan for a stronger Britain that will enable us to secure that more stable and secure future for this country and take the right long-term decisions for the future".

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:02

A similar global outcry after a sarin attack in 2013 resulted in a USA and Russian program to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile. Syria agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal to avert USA strikes following a chemical weapons attack in opposition-held suburbs of Damascus in August 2013 that killed hundreds of people and sparked worldwide outrage.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:01

If this weapon of war is successfully made it will be in striking distance of Guam, a U.S. island territory where more than 150,000 USA citizens live, including United States military. The upgraded missile has only been tested once before. The global community is kept at the edge of its seat as news on the escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea fill the daily headlines.